What The SEC's Social Media Report Means For Your Company

Law360, New York (April 5, 2013, 12:57 PM EDT) -- On April 2, 2013, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued a report of investigation that makes clear public companies may use social media such as Twitter and Facebook to announce information in compliance with Regulation FD as long as the companies made investors aware in advance which social media will be used to disseminate the information.[1]

Given the increasing frequency with which public companies are using social media to engage with clients, customers, employees, shareholders and other key constituents, the guidance in the report is...
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